Psalms 52:8-9

8 But I am like an olive tree flourishing in the house of God; I trust in God’s unfailing love for ever and ever.
9 For what you have done I will always praise you in the presence of your faithful people. And I will hope in your name, for your name is good.

Psalms 52:8 in Other Translations

KJV
8 But I am like a green olive tree in the house of God: I trust in the mercy of God for ever and ever.
ESV
8 But I am like a green olive tree in the house of God. I trust in the steadfast love of God forever and ever.
NLT
8 But I am like an olive tree, thriving in the house of God. I will always trust in God’s unfailing love.
MSG
8 And I'm an olive tree, growing green in God's house. I trusted in the generous mercy of God then and now.
CSB
8 But I am like a flourishing olive tree in the house of God; I trust in God's faithful love forever and ever.

Psalms 52:8-9 Meaning and Commentary

Psalms 52:8-9 In-Context

6 The righteous will see and fear; they will laugh at you, saying,
7 “Here now is the man who did not make God his stronghold but trusted in his great wealth and grew strong by destroying others!”
8 But I am like an olive tree flourishing in the house of God; I trust in God’s unfailing love for ever and ever.
9 For what you have done I will always praise you in the presence of your faithful people. And I will hope in your name, for your name is good.

Cross References 6

  • 1. S Psalms 1:3; S Revelation 11:4; Jeremiah 11:16
  • 2. Psalms 6:4; Psalms 13:5
  • 3. S Psalms 30:12
  • 4. S Job 7:6; Psalms 25:3
  • 5. Psalms 54:6
  • 6. S Deuteronomy 7:6; Psalms 16:3
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